Aadhaar, a project that aims to give every one of India’s 1.2 billion people an identity record and number by retina iris scanning, 10 finger printing and photographing them, is underway in the subcontinent’s Kolkata region.
Called Unique Identification Number (UID), the UID Authority’s database is intended to hold the crometric information records of all 1.2 billion Indians who will be issued a 12 digit unique identification number, not a smart card.
U.S. corportions as Yahoo are interested in the program for their employees. Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz had met with India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about it.
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